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Top Graduate Employers

The financial services industry is, for the third consecutive year, the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. You can filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

Health professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Boots 355
2 Specsavers 305
3 Lloyds Pharmacy 120
4 Vision Express 60
5 Day Lewis Pharmacy 30
6 Medicare 25
6 Well Pharmacy 25
8 Superdrug 20
9 Allied Pharmacies 15
9 Clear Pharmacy 15
9 Cohens Chemist 15
9 Kamsons Pharmacy 15
9 Unspecified Pharmacy 15
9 Vets4Pets 15
15 Birmingham City Council 10
15 CVS Group Plc 10
15 Gordons Chemist 10
15 Optical Express 10
15 Paydens Pharmacy 10
15 PDSA 10
15 Tesco 10
22 Alliance Medical 5
22 Ambitious About Autism 5
22 Amplifon 5
22 Baird's Pharmacy 5
22 Beaumont Hospital 5
22 Britannia Pharmacy 5
22 Bupa 5
22 Cambian Group 5
22 Chana Chemist 5
22 Communicourt 5
22 Community Pharmacy 5
22 Companion Care Vets 5
22 Creative Support 5
22 CVS Pharmacy 5
22 Cygnet Health Care 5
22 Davey's Chemist 5
22 Hesley Group 5
22 Highcroft Veterinary Group 5
22 Independent Vetcare 5
22 Kent County Council 5
22 Manor Pharmacy 5
22 Mayberry Pharmacy 5
22 Medway Council 5
22 NAViGO 5
22 Nuffield Health 5
22 Pharmacy Care Plus 5
22 Priory Group 5
22 Rethink 5
22 Safedale Pharmacy 5
22 Sirona Care & Health 5
22 Touchwood Pharmacy 5
22 Turning Point 5
22 Undisclosed 5
22 Unspecified 5
22 Unspecified Employer 5
22 Unspecified Healthcare Organisation 5
22 Vet 5
22 Virgin 5
22 Willows Veterinary Group 5
61 Aberdeen City Council Fewer than 5
61 Age UK Fewer than 5
61 AstraZeneca Fewer than 5
61 Audley Travel Fewer than 5
61 AXA Fewer than 5
61 Beyond Autism Fewer than 5
61 BMI Healthcare Fewer than 5
61 Bradford Council Fewer than 5
61 Brandon Trust Fewer than 5
61 British Army Fewer than 5
61 Buckinghamshire County Council Fewer than 5
61 Cardiff University Fewer than 5
61 Co-operative (Co-Op) Fewer than 5
61 Covance Fewer than 5
61 Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL) Fewer than 5
61 East Sussex County Council Fewer than 5
61 Ernst & Young Fewer than 5
61 Essex County Council Fewer than 5
61 Falkirk Council Fewer than 5
61 GlaxoSmithKline Fewer than 5
61 Gloucestershire County Council Fewer than 5
61 Greene King Fewer than 5
61 Headway Fewer than 5
61 Hertfordshire County Council Fewer than 5
61 Hoffmann-La Roche Fewer than 5
61 Hull City Council Fewer than 5
61 ID Medical Fewer than 5
61 IMS Health Fewer than 5
61 Johnson Matthey Fewer than 5
61 Kisimul Fewer than 5
61 LGC Group Fewer than 5
61 Lincolnshire County Council Fewer than 5
61 Lloyds Banking Group Fewer than 5
61 London Ambulance Service NHS Trust Fewer than 5
61 Mars Fewer than 5
61 Mencap Fewer than 5
61 Michael Page Fewer than 5
61 Middlesbrough Council Fewer than 5
61 Midland Heart Fewer than 5
61 Mind Fewer than 5
61 Mytime Active Fewer than 5
61 National Autistic Society Fewer than 5
61 National Health Service (NHS) Fewer than 5
61 North Somerset Council Fewer than 5
61 North Yorkshire County Council Fewer than 5
61 Nottinghamshire County Council Fewer than 5
61 Opcare Fewer than 5
61 Peter Brett Fewer than 5
61 Pets At Home Fewer than 5
61 Pfizer Fewer than 5
61 Portsmouth City Council Fewer than 5
61 Procter & Gamble Fewer than 5
61 Protocol Education Fewer than 5
61 Public Health England Fewer than 5
61 QuintilesIMS Fewer than 5
61 Randstad Fewer than 5
61 Reckitt Benckiser Fewer than 5
61 Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council Fewer than 5
61 Rochdale Borough Council Fewer than 5
61 Rolls-Royce Fewer than 5
61 RSPCA Fewer than 5
61 Sainsbury's Fewer than 5
61 Salford City Council Fewer than 5
61 Santander Fewer than 5
61 Scottish Borders Council Fewer than 5
61 SEQOL Fewer than 5
61 Serco Fewer than 5
61 Slough Borough Council Fewer than 5
61 Soletrader Fewer than 5
61 Southampton City Council Fewer than 5
61 Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council Fewer than 5
61 Surrey County Council Fewer than 5
61 Surrey Sports Park Fewer than 5
61 TeacherActive Fewer than 5
61 Telford & Wrekin Council Fewer than 5
61 The Hub Fewer than 5
61 University of Bristol Students' Union Fewer than 5
61 University of Cambridge Fewer than 5
61 University of Huddersfield Fewer than 5
61 University of Leeds Fewer than 5
61 University of Oxford Fewer than 5
61 Unspecified School Fewer than 5
61 Wiltshire County Council Fewer than 5
61 Witheld Fewer than 5
61 Withheld Fewer than 5

This table is compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2014–15) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Numbers are rounded to the nearest five in line with Higher Education Statistics Agency confidentiality requirements. Read more about how we compile these tables.